Sinking Colorado Rapids fall to lowly New England Revolution, 2-0

Colorado (11-5-10) has lost two straight and is winless in its last four matches.

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Colorado Rapids Tim Howard scopes out where he should throw in the ball during game against FC Dallas at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, July 23, 2016. Rapids took the lead in the first half, and lost the lead when DC Dallas scored in the second half and the game ended in a tie 1-1. (Jessica Taves/For Denverite)

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Colorado Rapids Tim Howard scopes out where he should throw in the ball during game against FC Dallas at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, July 23, 2016.  (Jessica Taves/For Denverite)

FOXBORO, Mass. — Juan Agudelo and Chris Tierney scored and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 2-0 on Saturday night to end a six-game winless streak.

The Revolution (7-12-9) had been shutout four straight times.

Agudelo opened the scoring — and ended New England’s scoring drought — in the 12th minute. Lee Nguyen, on the right side of the box, dropped a header to a streaking Gershon Koffie who tapped it to Agudelo for the finish off the far post.

Tierney found the top-right corner of the net in the 49th. Kelyn Rowe flicked it to Diego Fagundez who, from the top of the box, hit a wide-open Tierney at the corner of the 6-yard box to double the advantage.

Brad Knight had his second shutout of the season, including a diving stop of a close-range shot by Dillon Powers in the 18th minute, for the Revolution.

Colorado (11-5-10) has lost two straight and is winless in its last four matches.

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